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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 7%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 127° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.54 meters/second, 1524.8 km/hour, 947.4 miles/hour or 823.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 32.1"947.21 miwest0° 05' 13.1"5.98 minorth947.47 mi
24 hours14° 18' 12.5"941.38 mieast2° 37' 45.0"180.79 minorth965.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekThu 1:32 PM33 km20 miles18 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 3:02 PM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekThu 3:02 PM707 km440 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
Alice SpringsThu 3:02 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
KupangThu 1:32 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiThu 2:32 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameThu 2:32 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 2:32 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaThu 2:17 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmSouth S
MakassarThu 1:32 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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